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Arab powers sever Qatar ties, citing support for militants

Trump's hawkish tone on Tehran and on terrorism in his visit last month to Riyadh is seen as laying the groundwork for the diplomatic crisis.

Banned under Islamic State, toys are a welcome return in Mosul

Iraqi children in eastern Mosul are once again able to buy dolls and teddy bears after the militant group was ...

Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100 percent fabrication'

"They [the West] fabricated the whole story in order to have a pretext for the attack," Assad said.
April 13, 2017 | 10:26 pm GMT+7

UK defense minister: Russia responsible by proxy for Syria chemical deaths

At least 70 people died in what the United States says was a chemical weapons attack in rebel-held Syria. 
April 09, 2017 | 04:14 pm GMT+7

Russia warns of serious consequences from US strike in Syria

Missile strikes in Syria opened up a rift between Moscow and Washington.
April 08, 2017 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Trump orders military strikes against Assad airbase in Syria

'American aggression' had targeted a Syrian military base with a number of missiles, said Syrian state TV.
April 07, 2017 | 10:19 am GMT+7

UN agencies urge Trump to allow refugees entry

U.S. President Donald Trump has stopped the entry of travelers from Syria and the six other nations - Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen. 
January 28, 2017 | 05:22 pm GMT+7

Islamic State may be down, but it may bounce back in unexpected ways

Many experts are now speculating that Islamic State is experiencing its death knell. 
May 30, 2016 | 06:23 pm GMT+7

Turkish air strikes in northern Iraq kill 45 Kurdish militants – army

Air strikes by 11 Turkish warplanes in northern Iraq on Monday are believed to have killed 45 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants, Turkish armed forces said in a statement on ...
March 15, 2016 | 07:00 pm GMT+7